THE Lagos State Government has announced plans to immortalise late Nigerian singer, Olanrewaju Abdul-Ganiu Fasasi aka Sound Sultan.
he Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Solomon Bonu, said the State will celebrate Sound Sultan every December for four days in Lagos collaborating with the organisers of Festac Music Festival.
The Festac Music Festival was supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture to honour Sound Sultan, preserve his legacy, and appreciate his contributions to the music industry. Festac Music Festival will hold annually for four days every December,” Bonu said.
The Festival Director and Chief Executive of Naija Ninja Production, Dare Fasasi aka Baba Dee, who is the elder brother to late Sound Sultan, appreciated the State Government for the recognition.
Sound Sultan was a Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, comedian, and recording artist. He was regarded as one of the pacesetters of modern hip hop music in Nigeria. He was notable for using his music to speak against poverty, corruption, bad governance and societal ills in Nigeria.